Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
friday through tuesday. >>> the man who commanded -- general norman schwarzkopf has died. he commanded the u.s.-led international coalition that drove saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait in 1991. he retired in 1992. he rejected calls to run for office. he was 78 years old. >>> president obama cut his hawaii vacation short and returned to washington, d.c. today to try to avoid the so- called it can it can. the perez -- so-called fiscal cliff. the president is expected to meet with leaders tomorrow and congress will conseen a special sunday -- convene a special sunday session. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is here with a look at the building angwer washington, especially -- anger with washington especially among californians. >> reporter: it could bring another recession and higher unemployment. >> reporter: californians voted for prop 30. every californian will pay a quarter percent higher sales. the fiscal cliff will hit all americans with higher taxes. and that could lead to a u.s. economic down turn. and that could derail many of the benefit prop 30 could have meant for the stat
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
adopted more than 60,000 russian children in the last 20 years. >>> time now 6:38. retired general norman schwarzkopf is being reminded as a straight talking commander. >> you are better trained. you are better equipped. you are better led. believe it or not despite of mre's you are better fed. okay. but most of all, you're a hell of a lot tougher than they are. >> the 78-year-old general died yesterday from complications of pneumonia. >>> former secretary of state collin powell released a statement following the word of schwarzkopf's death. his leadership not only inspired his troops but the nation. he was a good friend of mine close buddy and i will miss him. former president george h.w. bush called him in a statement a true american patriot. the 88-year-old former president remains in intensive care in a houston hospital being treated for a fever. a long-time aid of the former president says he's unlikely to leave the hospital any time soon but will tell well wishers to put the harps back in the closet. >>> l.a.'s most recent gun buy back is being to thedded a a huge success. >>> chp a
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
for live crabs in san francisco could drop to 350 a pound by next week. >> general norman schwarzkopf is being remembered this morning. >> you're better trained, your better equipped and better lead. believe it or not in spite of mres you're even better fed, okay? but most of all, you're a lot tougher than they are. >> the 78 year old general died yesterday in florida from complications from new moan i can't. in 1991 he commanded the coalition of 30 countries that drove hussein's forces out of kuwait. >> meanwhile president obama released a statement saying in part our prayers are with the family who tonight can know that his legacy will endure in a nation more secure because of his service. >> former president george h.w. bush also offered his condolences calling him in a statement a true american patriot. the 88 year old former president remains in intensive care at a houston hospital being treated for a fever. a long time aid of the former president says he is unlikely to leave the hospital any time soon but that he would tell well wishers put the harps back in the closet. >> they'
Dec 27, 2012 11:30pm PST
of a lot tougher than they are. >> reporter: general schwarzkoft led in kuwait in 1991. storming norman as he was known died at the age of 78. >>> general schwarzkopf is being remembered for his legacy. and former secretary of state colin powell said, his leadership not only led the military service, he led the nation. he was a good friend of mine. i will miss him. >>> bush is spending the night in the hospital. the 41st president has been in the hospital for more than a month with bronchitis. >>> president obama summoned congressional leaders to come to the white house tomorrow in a last ditch effort to try to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. the president arrived in washington today cutting short his hawaii vacation. he called congressional leaders last night and today house speaker john boehner said the house will convene on sunday leaving less than 48 hours to come up with a deal. >> it's the count down to midnight. the start of a new year. but this year president, the american people are waiting for the ball to drop but it's not going a good drop. >> republicans aren't about to wr